St. Francis Hospital conducts free cardiac screenings for student athletes in grades 9 through 12. All students are required to have a consent form and medical history form completed by their parent prior to the evaluation.These forms can be found at www.stfrancisheartcenter.com (type "cardiac screening" in the search text box on the home page). Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and present photo identification.

During the assessment, an EKG and echocardiogram will be performed. Results from the tests will be available immediately following the screening and interpreted by the physician conducting the assessment. 

An appointment is necessary for each screening and will be made on a first come, first serve basis. Please call Teresa Kelly at 516-629-2013 with questions or to schedule an appointment.

Screenings are offered once each month during the school year. The next screening will take place on Feb. 25, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. at St. Francis Hospital, Cardiac Imaging Department,100 Port Washington Blvd.,Roslyn, N.Y. 11576.